Mar 192013
 

easter egg huntsHollywood is offering a free event that features spring and Easter activities for kids.

The events, which include an egg  hunt, marshmallow drop, tattoos, and pictures with the Easter Bunny are 9 a.m. to noon March 23.

For ages 3 to 5, an egg hunt is 10 a.m.

For ages 6 to 12, a marshmallow drop from a helicopter is 10:30 a.m.  The marshmallows gathered by participants may be traded for candy and prizes. Free popcorn and snow cones are offered.

The events are at Boulevard Heights Community Center, 6770 Garfield Street, Hollywood, 954-921-3404

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Mar 082013
 

paradeHollywood is featuring a St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival.

The float parade and other  events are March 10 on Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street.  The festivities are free, and official event parking is $10.

The parade is at  1 p.m. at 21st Ave and Harrison Street and travels north to Hollywood Boulevard,  east to Young Circle, south to Harrison Street and up to  21st Ave.

Entertainment includes Irish bands performing at noon for several hours at 19th Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard. Information is featured on the event website, 954-921-3404

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Feb 072013
 

h artsparkFoods and entertainment with a New Orleans twist are highlights of a free event at ArtsPark in Hollywood.

The Mardi Gras festivities are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. February 9,  and include free performances by brass and zydeco bands, including a brass band from New Orleans.

ArtsPark is at Hollywood Boulevard and Federal Highway, 954-924-2980

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Jan 042013
 

artsparkEntry is free for a funny show at ArtsPark in Hollywood.

The performance, featuring jazz music and dancing, is January 4 and January 5 at 7:30 p.m.

The production by Shakespeare Miami features “Twelfth Night”

ArtsPark is on Hollywood Boulevard and Federal Highway in downtown Hollywood, 954-921-3500

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Dec 142012
 

hollywood artsparkIn downtown Hollywood, ArtPark is featuring food, dancing, activities for kids, vendors and entertainment with a Spanish theme.

The free event is 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. December 16.

Performances include a Spanish flamenco singer,  jazz musicians and flamenco dance.

ArtsPark is on Hollywood Boulevard at Federal Highway in Hollywood.

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Sep 272012
 
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The Funtastic Fridays For Kids event in downtown Hollywood features free family activities every Friday.

The events may include music, bounce house, face painting and other free things for kids to do are featured at the event, which is 5 p.m. to 8  p.m. at ArtsPark on Hollywood Boulevard at U.S. 1  For information, call 954-921-3500

Jul 192012
 

golfKids play golf free with a paying adult at various golf venues in South Florida.

To browse the participating establishments,   Play Golf America website features venues offering a Kids Play Free program.

Some requirements and variations may apply at different golf courses, and the free play for kids may require  they be joined by paying adults.

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Jul 042012
 
fireworks

The fee for popular fireworks watching venue in Broward is  $1.50 before 7:30 p.m. After 7:30 p.m., the fee is $2.

Kids age 5 and younger are free.

Vista View Park in Davie is among the tallest areas in South Florida, and, based on the weather, may offer a panorama of fireworks displays in some other parts of Browad.

Refreshments are permitted. Various items and activities are prohibited, including glass containers, barbequing and fireworks.

The park is at 4001 SW 142nd Ave., Davie, 954-357-8898

Here’s are some of the other July 4 festivities in Broward

  • Deerfield Beach — music and fireworks 1 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., main beach parking lot, Ocean Way and SE First Street. Free shuttles from parking lots at Cove Shopping Center are offered
  • Pompano Beach — beach bash at 10 a.m. and fireworks on the beach at 9 p.m. at  the Pompano Pier, 222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd., 954-786-4111
  • Hallandale Beach — Various events, kids activities and fireworks 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Gulfstream Park, 901 S. Federal Highway, 954-454- 7000, families who drop off non-perishable food items for a food drive are eligible for an entry to a drawing for $500.
  • Hollywood — Hometown Fourth of July 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Hollywood Beach, kids activities at Charnow Park 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Musical entertainment at the Hollywood Beach Theater 7 p.m. to 9  p.m. Fireworks at the beach at 9 p.m. Information about parking and trolleys on the website,  954-921-3404
  • Sunrise — Entertainment and fireworks in the BankAtlantic Center parking lot 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. includes live music and other entertainment, food and beverage vendors, kids activities include face painting and bounce houses, 954-835-2582
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Jul 032012
 
kart

For those who like to zoom around a go-kart track, K1 Speed is offering a discount.

The deal offers four races for $44 July 4 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    K1 Speed is at 2950 Stirling Road, Hollywood, 954-416-0044
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Jul 022012
 
fireworks

Various parades, kids activities and fireworks are available in Broward for the Fourth of July.

Some of the festivities are featured in this round-up.

  • Deerfield Beach — music and fireworks 1 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., main beach parking lot, Ocean Way and SE First Street. Free shuttles from parking lots at Cove Shopping Center are offered
  • Pompano Beach — beach bash at 10 a.m. and fireworks on the beach at 9 p.m. at  the Pompano Pier, 222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd., 954-786-4111
  • Hallandale Beach — Various events, kids activities and fireworks 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Gulfstream Park, 901 S. Federal Highway, 954-454- 7000, families who drop off non-perishable food items for a food drive are eligible for an entry to a drawing for $500.
  • Hollywood — Hometown Fourth of July 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Hollywood Beach, kids activities at Charnow Park 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Musical entertainment at the Hollywood Beach Theater 7 p.m. to 9  p.m. Fireworks at the beach at 9 p.m. Information about parking and trolleys on the website,  954-921-3404
  • Sunrise — Entertainment and fireworks in the BankAtlantic Center parking lot 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. includes live music and other entertainment, food and beverage vendors, kids activities include face painting and bounce houses, 954-835-2582
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May 042012
 
expo

The free Public Safety Expo is a family-friendly event that features a variety of displays and demonstrations from various police  and rescue units.

The free event is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel on State Road 7 in Hollywood, 954-327-7625

Highlights include the South East Police Motorcycle Rodeo and Swat Team, K9 and Coast Guard demonstrations. Police and military vehicles are on display

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Mar 162012
 
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hollywood show fHollywood is providing the sights and sounds of Brazil in a free event.

The Rhythm Foundation presents music by the 17-piece band  SpokFrevo Orquestra.

The cultural showcase is March 17 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in ArtsPark at US One and Hollywood Boulevard, 954-924-2980.

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Feb 292012
 

h sf (160x87)Save $10 by registering early for an event that supports Feeding South Florida,  a non-profit food-supplying organization.

The March For Hunger 5K walk/run event is 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. March 3 on Hollywood beach.

Registration is $25  early and $35 the day of the event.

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